SCHOOLS & SCIENCE FAIRS
Our faculty and students are sought after contributors of their knowledge to local schools and science fairs, and have spearheaded the development of unique programming across the Commonwealth and abroad.
Examples of these activities include:
Article ItemIGC Fellows Bring Science to the Trail in Free Summer Backpacking Program for Female High School Students , article
IGC Fellows successfully hold the first "Girls on outdoor Adventure for Leadership & Science", or GALS, program in Southwest Virginia during the summer of 2022.
Article Item“Flip-the-Fair” science fair event scheduled for Sat, Feb 5th! , article
The Flip the Fair event, organized & facilitated by VT graduate students, and sponsored by the Center for Communicating Science, GCC, Communicating Science Club, and the Roanoke City Public Libraries, will be held on February 5th in Roanoke, VA.
Article ItemIGC Fellows promote science communication in workshop and community outreach , article
Graduate students from across the Virginia Tech community recently gathered for the opportunity to improve their science communication and poster-making skills.
Article ItemBuild a Stream activity teaches local students about our watersheds , article
The Virginia Tech Science Festival has returned to campus this year with free hands-on learning interactive booths and activities that showcase dozens of science education and research programs throughout the university. Once again, IGC Fellows volunteered to teach local students important lessons in global change science.
Article ItemIGC Fellows, VT Stream Team, and New River Land Trust create educational outreach Stream Box , article
IGC Fellows, VT Stream Team, and New River Land Trust create educational outreach Stream Box. The stream box, a beautifully hand-painted mailbox located near the Nature Play Space at Blacksburg’s Heritage Park, is filled with activities and ID guides for people of all ages to learn about Tom’s Creek.
Article ItemSharing the love of science at the VT Science Festival , article
We talk frequently about how our science needs to be able to reach not only outside of our individual fields, but how important it is to be able to communicate with the broader public about ideas or new findings that impact them. With over 6,000 visitors, the VT science festival really is the perfect place to talk to kids of all ages about problems in the natural world, and how we try to study them.
Article ItemIGC Fellows sponsor social media campaign & booth at the Virginia Science Festival in Blacksburg , article
On Saturday, September 26th, the Interfaces of Global Change IGEP at Virginia Tech sponsored a booth at the Blacksburg Science Festival called “Why I Care For Nature.”
Article ItemIGC IGEP participates in the Gilbert Linkous Elementary Science Fair , article
It was a big night for little scientists at the Gilbert Linkous Elementary School Science Fair on March 16, 2016, where there was no shortage of creativity or enthusiasm!
Article ItemHopkins Lab hatches bluebird outreach project with Blacksburg High School , article
This spring, Blacksburg High School students peeked into wooden nest boxes and found one of three things: an empty nest, powder blue eggs, or best of all, a feathery baby bird.